Minnesota and Wisconsin have until Oct 1. to agree how much money the Badger State should pay Minnesota for tax reciprocity. The Pioneer Press reports Minnesota revenue officials have pegged the figure at $96 million, but Wisconsin's estimate is $55.6 million. Roughly 60,000 Wisconsin residents work in Minnesota, while 20,000 Minnesotans work in Wisconsin. In February, the two states reached an agreement in principle that would allow residents who live in one state and work in the other to file one state income tax return.
17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday
The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3
The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.
Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago
Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.
7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle
Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote
Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill
Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.
Suspected lightning strike causes gas fire in St. Paul street
Nearby properties are being evacuated.
Charges: Woman was drunk when she caused crash that killed father-of-four
Anoka's Adam Madsen was killed in the crash.
Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant
Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.
Drought emergency grips Wis.; SW Minn. crops hurting, too
There was some rain in southwest Minnesota Friday, but not enough to help much in what has become a serious drought in that part of the state. Crops and livestock are hurting. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker toured farms on Friday after declaring a drought emergency statewide.
Wis. DNR payments for wolf damage on rise
The amount of money paid to those who have lost animals to wolves in Wisconsin is growing along with the wolf population. The payments are made by the state Department of Natural Resources for loss of cattle, horses and pets. The DNR says it's paid animal owners about $215,000 so far this year.
Target set to get millions in tax dollars for office in Brooklyn Park
Finance and Commerce poses the question "Why does Target need Brooklyn Park’s money?" That's just the cost of doing business, according to state and local officials. The news site says critics of economic development incentives point to cases like this one when they say tax donations don't create jobs.
Salmonella advisory issued for fresh cilantro in Minn., Wis.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is telling consumers not to eat fresh cilantro sold at about 75 stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin because of potential salmonella contamination. The department said routine testing found a sample of the product to be contaminated with the microorganism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal illness in young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems.
Record-low interest rates save Minn. taxpayers millions of dollars
School districts, cities and counties in Minnesota are saving tens of millions of dollars in borrowing costs by refinancing old bonds, the Pioneer Press reports. The South Washington County School District is among the government organizations reaping the benefits of historically low interest rates. The district alone has saved more than $14 million since 2001.
Deadline approaches for Duluth flood recovery assistance
Only about 100 more applications are needed to get $3 million in federal loans for residents suffering from flood damage in the Duluth area. For every 100 homeowners that apply for assistance, $1.4 million is awarded from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The deadline for low-interest recovery loans is October 15th.
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